Aine Wallace (Director)
Aine Wallace, a Creative Health Practitioner & Professional Trainer, is the founder of Fresh Minds Education, a company who use innovation and creative approaches to develop mental and emotional health practices for individuals, families and communities.
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Aine works with children & young people, parents and practitioners and has been delivering services within Suicide Prevention for over the past 10 years, continually working on ensuring company materials are up to date and congruent with national standards of best practice as well as aligned with the wider professional literature on best practice for Suicide Prevention and promoting positive mental health.
An extensive 20 year career in the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland has given Aine national and international experience of working with young people and adult learners including facilitating programmes in Canada, South Africa and throughout Europe. This has led to opportunities as a consultant for YMCA Ireland and National Youth Council of Ireland, writing, reviewing and evaluating training programmes.
In 2011, Aine authored the Standards for Quality Training in Promoting Mental Health & Suicide Prevention in Northern Ireland and the Suicide Prevention Strategy for County Westmeath she has also worked as lead consultant for the Office for the Minister of Children and Youth Affairs (Ireland) working on mental health consultations with young people.